Four-Year Plan

PSYCHOLOGY
Bachelor of Arts
2015-2016 Catalog Year

Download the 2015-2016 Four Year Plan

This 4-Year Plan is only a suggested guide for planning course selections.

Official course selections should be made with the guidance of an academic advisor and will depend on an individual student's situation.
Specific information regarding majors, minors, course descriptions, policies and procedures can be found in the university catalog.

Fall Spring
YEAR I
MTH1100: College Algebra (Fall or Spring) or Elective 4 MTH1100: College Algebra (Fall or Spring) or Elective 4
ENG1000: First-Year Composition or
IDS1610: Being Human
4 ENG1000: First-Year Composition or
IDS1610: Being Human
4
PSY1100: General Psychology 4 BIO1210: Biology of Cells OR BIO1060: Human Biology 4
Elective 4 Elective 4
Total Semester Hours    16 Total Semester Hours    16
YEAR II
IDS2020: Trajectories of Human History or
IDS2030: Science and Society
4 IDS2020: Trajectories of Human History or
IDS2030: Science and Society
4
PSY Selected Course from Group A or B 4 PSY Selected Course from Group A or B 4
PSY2210: Careers in Psychology (Fall or Spring) 1 PSY2210: Careers in Psychology (Fall or Spring) 1
Elective 4 PSY Selected Course from Group A or B 4
Elective 4 Elective 4
Total Semester Hours 16-17         
Total Semester Hours    16-17
YEAR III
IDS3040: Global Justice or Elective 4 IDS3040: Global Justice or Elective 4
PSY/SOC3500: Research and Statistical Methods 4 PSY3520: Experimental Psychology 4
PSY3380: Brain and Behavior 4 Elective 4
PSY Selected Course from Group A or B 4 Elective 4
Total Semester Hours    16            Total Semester Hours    16
YEAR IV
PSY4700: Contemporary Issues in Psychology (Fall or Spring) or Elective 4 PSY 4700: Contemporary Issues in Psychology (Fall or Spring) or Elective 4
Elective 4 Elective 4
Elective 4 Elective 4
PSY 3940/4940: Internship (optional) 1-4 PSY 3940/4940: Internship (optional) 1-4
Total Semester Hours    12-16 Total Semester Hours    12-16        

Major Notes

  • A total of 37 semester hours are required to complete the Psychology major.
  • Students must complete one 3000 level course from Group A or B before they can complete PSY 3380: Brain and Behavior.
  • PSY3250 Lifespan Development does not count towards Psychology major.

General Notes

  • Student must complete 30 semester hours at the 3000 level or above, of which 15 semester hours must be completed at Aurora University.
  • The last 24 semester hours of degree must be completed at AU, including at least 18 semester hours in the major.

If you have questions about this major, contact Ryan Hiller or Kidada Robinson in the Crouse Center for Student Success at (630) 844-6870.